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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Juan Eugenio Maggi
RLIN number: NXCP88-A145
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Argentina Project
Description: Civil engineering degree, 1925; work for various electric power companies in interior; early political activity and interest in nationalizing public services; Control Commission of Buenos Aires Transportation, 1938; to province of Mendoza, 1943-45, in charge of economy, public works, water resources; Director General Electric Power (CEDE), 1945-47; National Director of Water and Energy, 1947-51; activities of post-war council; detailed discussion of sources of power and energy in Argentina: ownership, networks, financing rates, equipment, personnel, new construction; description of major projects: Salto Grande joint commission with Uruguay, Rio Turbio attempt to mine and transport coal;: Minister of Transport, 1951-55: nationalization of railways, strikes and labor issues, comparison with trucking, air and water transportation, infrastructure, maintenance, comparison with other railway systems; problems of Buenos Aires transportation, surface and underground; role of Economic Council; petroleum policy.
Extent: Transcript: 129 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Maggi, Juan Eugenio
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Cabinet minister; Engineer; Government official
Document date: 1972
Interviewer: Romero, Luis Alberto
Locations discussed: Argentina; South America
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Argentina; Argentina--Economic conditions--1918-; Argentina--Politics and government--20th century; Cabinet officers--Argentina; Energy facilities; Energy policy--Argentina; Engineers; Oral history; South America; Transportation
Topics discussed - Other terms: Maggi, Juan Eugenio
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019293-14736